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The Brothers Comatose, Coffis Brothers, Brother Grand

October 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Halloween at the Catalyst – brother night. Dress to impress. 16 and over show!

Halloween DJ and Costume Contest

October 31 @ 9:30 pm - 11:55 pm
On Halloween Night come and dance your monster socks off with DJ and dancing at 9:30pm. Plus a costume contest and drink specials!

Midnight Movie: the Shining

October 31 @ 11:50 pm - 11:55 pm
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Every day until November 1, 2014
Stay up late with the cool kids. All midnight movies are $6.50.

Sugar Skull Mold Decorating

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chefworks will be decorating Sugar Skull molds with custom names. Take these Sugar Skulls over to Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History for their Sugar Skull Altar, or home for your own ofrenda.

Día de los Muertos Community Festival

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with FREE  festive fun kicking off at the MAH at 3:00PM and continuing to Evergreen Cemetery! Bring your friends and family to create traditional Mexican crafts such as tissue paper flowers, dance to live music and enjoy color dance performances. From 3:00-4:45, come get your face paintd by Mariposa’s Art, followed by a procession to Evergreen Cemetery kicking off at 4:45pm. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AT THE MAH:…

Orangegoose – Free In-Store Appearance

November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join in the rock-and-roll fun of this all ages, FREE show! The fun starts at 4pm. A broad range of musical influences contribute to Orangegoose’s original sound. From classic rock (Hendrix, both Morrisons-Jim and Van, The Beatles) , to modern rock (Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, Red Hot Chili Peppers), to heavy music (Kyuss, Black Sabbath), the band covers a lot of musical ground, which contributes to a coherent diversity of sound. Orangegoose’s music is a combination of timeless songwriting,…

Live Maple Harp with Robin Mills

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join Robin Mills at Hidden Peak as she weaves the intricate sounds of the harp into delightful moments to enjoy your tea and the company of friends. As Robin says of her playing “My improvisational music is informed by traditional sounds and rhythms from around the world. My weaving is an on-bias method thought to come from the middle ages. The connection between these two art forms is in the use of color, texture, and patterns that can be…

Sacred & Profane: 6th Annual Emerging Choreographers Partyformance

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WOW. Wow WOW!  Do you like Halloween and Day of the Dead? Are you looking for something truly meaningful and incredibly fun to celebrate these special days?  Then join us on October 25 & November 1 for Sacred & Profane, our Sixth Annual Emerging Choreographers Partyformance. Come out in costume and enjoy the premier of five new dance works by our gifted emerging choreographers, plus–it’s a dance party!  DJ’s ANDroYd and Michael Reinhold will host us for a dance party…


November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Christopher Mercer, aka Rusko was born in Leeds in 1985 to a musical family. From day one Rusko was surrounded by music whether it be his families piano’s, guitars, banjo’s and saxophones…or in his later years the heavy reggae and dub sound systems of Leeds, music has always been an integral part of Rusko’s life. After graduating from Leeds university with a degree in musical performance, Rusko discovered the world of dubstep through SUB DUB and a debut appearance from…

Dia de los Muertos DJ Dance Party

November 1 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a DJ and dancing starting at 10:00pm.

Veteran’s History Project: What is it?

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
As part of the War Comes Home program, the Downtown Branch of the Santa Cruz Public Library presents an evening discussion. The Veterans History Project is an American Folklife project of the Library of Congress to record and preserve the stories of our country’s veterans. The Santa Cruz Public Libraries is participating in this project by videoing interviews of local veterans telling their stories. With the veteran’s permission, a copy of the interview is sent to the Library of Congress,…

Karrin Allyson Trio

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Karrin Allyson sails through musical genres as easily as a chameleon changes colors. From the Great American songbook to Brazilian jazz melodies, pop music selections, and the innovations of American jazz composers Coltrane, Ellington, and Monk, the four-time Grammy nominee handles it all with effortless aplomb. Not only is she a captivating, critically acclaimed vocalist, she is also a talented pianist and composer with fourteen albums to her name. Allyson sings with heart, intelligentce and warmth, not just singing a…

Molly Antopol, The UnAmericans

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recently long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award! Antopol’s debut book, The UnAmericans, is a stunning story collection that explores characters shaped by the forces of history, from America to Israel to the Soviet Union, in critical moments of the last century. “Wonderfully engrossing stories of Old- and New-World Jews cast on the sometimes rough waters of history.” –Joan Silber An Israeli soldier, forced to defend a settlement filled with American religious families, still pines for a chance to discover…

Citizen Cope

November 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
This event is 16 and over This full band tour celebrates the 10th anniversary of the release of the Clarence Greenwood Recordings. For the first time ever Citizen Cope will perform the record in its entirety, plus a second set of other Citizen Cope favorites. $1 per ticket sold will go to Turnaround Arts to purchase musical instruments for middle schoolers in Lame Deer, Montana—a community on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation. Lame Deer is part of Turnaround Arts http://turnaroundarts.pcah.gov/…

Board Game Night

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every Tuesday at 6:00pm
Every Tuesday is Board Game Night at Mythic Games. Located at Mythic Games 149 South River Street in the Galleria. Call 831-600-7451 for details

RiffTrax: Anaconda

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Just in time for Halloween, RiffTrax Live is back with a riff that will take your breath away… If you can’t breathe, you can’t laugh! Fathom Events and RiffTrax.com® are excited to bring indisputably the best digital snake movie of 1997, Anaconda,…

Ziggy Marley

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
David “Ziggy” Marley made his debut at the age of seventeen with family band, The Melody Makers. Ziggy, the eldest son of Reggae legend Bob Marley, was heir apparent to his father. The spitting image of his father with talent and drive to match, Ziggy has found a middle ground – both faithful to his only voice and vision, and diligent as a custodian of the Marley legacy. Working hard to make his own name and pave his own way,…

Matt Richtel, A Deadly Wandering

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Matt Richtel examines the impact of technology on our minds through the frame of a horrific accident in 2006, when 19-year-old Reggie Shaw killed two scientists while texting and driving in Utah. Richtel interweaves Reggie’s story with cutting-edge scientific findings about neuroscience, human attention, and the impact of technology on our brains, even our vision and motor function. The result is a stunning and beautifully written book that will leave you transformed; Richtel’s informative, comprehensive reporting comes…

Jazz with the Alex Raymond Band

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week
Every Wednesday night from 8-10pm enjoy the Alex Raymond Band.

Seminar: Boost Your Restaurant’s Bottom Line

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Tips and tools to decrease costs and increase profits. Part 1: Thursday, October 30, 2014 Part 2: Thursday, November 6, 2014 You will learn: – Forecasting and budgeting – Establishing break-even points and profitability timelines – Product pricing techniques – Scheduling strategies to improve operations – How to reduce your controllable costs – How to improve your purchasing decisions and vendor relations Pre-registration required: www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/sbdc.html or call (831) 479-6331

Writing Workshop: Stories of Veterans Coming Home

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
As part of the War Comes Home program, the Downtown Branch of the Santa Cruz Public Library presents an evening workshop. Are you a veteran? Do you love a veteran or are there veterans in your family? Are you a member of the community who is thinking about how veterans re-enter the places they left? Join Magdalena Montague in a safe supportive environment to work on writing your story. All levels of writing experience are welcome. This session is part…

Toulouse Engelhardt “Segovia of Surf”

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Penned the “Segovia of Surf” by music critics, TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT, the celebrated fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, composer and humorist was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has lived the majority of his years in Southern California beach culture. Toulouse Engelhardt has earned accolades from serious critics of the guitar and the public alike for his “free-form” lightning fast guitar stylings and colorful, cinematic melodies. He was the last original member of the “Takoma Seven” the highly celebrated innovators of finger-style steel string…

Enter the Guardsman, a musical fantasy

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ENTER THE GUARDSMAN Music by Craig Bohmler Lyrics by Marion Adler Book by Scott Wentworth Based on “The Guardsman” by Ferenc MolnarDirected and Choreographed by Art Manke Season subscriptions and single performance tickets are available CLICK HERE. November 6 – 30, 2014 After six months of marriage the bloom is off the rose for a pair of world-renowned actors and what was thrilling has already become routine. Cue the anonymous roses, the amorous letters and…enter the Guardsman—her secret fantasy, his…

Free First Friday

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Free admission every First Friday and extended hours every Friday. Some say California prisons are inhumane. Overcrowded. Some say they’re necessary. What about the artists inside of them? Join us for the opening of The Cell and the Sanctuary: Art and Incarceration in the 3rd Floor Art Forum Gallery. Explore paintings, drawings, sculptures and writings made by incarcerated individuals from California prisons, as well as installations, audio/video and 2-D works by teachers from art-in-prisons programs. Join us at 5:30 for…

First Friday October November

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This month’s First Friday Art Walk Downtown!  Details and participating locations  HERE.


November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Makana is a longtime friend of many of the Hawaiian music fans of Santa Cruz – friend of Bradduh Bill and very special friend and teacher of Braddah Timmy.  Tho he has played in Santa Cruz fairly often, this will be a first at Pono Hawaiian Grill.  Let’s be sure to give him an Alohaful Santa Cruz welcome. Hailing from the isle of O’ahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural…

Fog Beast Dance presents “Bad Here Day”

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bad Here Day ruminates on the loss of habitat, a loss of attention and a loss of empathy in our distracted and hyper informed world. Six performers sing and dance in the freedom of a culture sped up by technological advancement, mourning at a funeral service for the death of the un-stimulated moment.

Tribute to Bob Dylan

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Presented by The Wheel Company Come out and celebrate the music of one of our generations most iconic singer songwriters BOB DYLAN, at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center on November 7th with some very talented local musicians including The Mcoy Tyler band and Tammi Brown.  We will have some rare video of Dylan over the years and listen to the songs that shaped our generation.

Enter the Guardsman, a musical fantasy

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 28, 2014
ENTER THE GUARDSMAN Music by Craig Bohmler Lyrics by Marion Adler Book by Scott Wentworth Based on “The Guardsman” by Ferenc MolnarDirected and Choreographed by Art Manke Season subscriptions and single performance tickets are available CLICK HERE. November 6 – 30, 2014 After six months of marriage the bloom is off the rose for a pair of world-renowned actors and what was thrilling has already become routine. Cue the anonymous roses, the amorous letters and…enter the Guardsman—her secret fantasy, his…

Annual Cosplay Contest

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DATE: Saturday November 8, 2014 TIME: 5 pm to 8:30 pm PRIZES: $300 in prizes ENTRY FEE: Free to Enter MAX ENTRIES: 64 entries max.  
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